"Penny Dreadfuls" were a type of British publication in the 19th century that featured lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks, each part costing one penny. The term, however, soon came to encompass a variety of publications that featured cheap sensational fiction. The penny dreadfuls were printed on cheap pulp paper and were aimed at young working class males. Two... [click here for more]
You know them for creating Conan the Barbarian, Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, and a dark future as revealed with a time machine, but have you experienced the horrors they left behind in the dark, near-forgotten corners of the literary world?
From Dark Corners is a budget-priced anthology featuring horror stories from prolific early genre writers known today primarily for a handful of creations,... [click here for more]